Posted By: cheryl moonen (email)
Date: 7/11/2017 at 09:55:46
Sunday, January 27, 1935
Paper: Daily Nonpareil (Council Bluffs, Iowa)
FARMER BEATS ICE:
SKATES SEVEN MILES
WEST UNION, Jan. 26 – When Leo Fritz, farmer living near Hawkeye decided to go to town he was not balked by ice coated highways. Automobile traffic was treacherous today, horses stumbled and made slow progress so Fritz donned ice skates and in thirty-two minutes made the seven mile journey here.
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